Visit to City of London Churches

06 May 2015

10:30 - 15:30

St Mary Abchurch
Abchurch Yard
United Kingdom

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As part of the A&H Group 2015 photographic programme, it has been arranged for a group to visit churches in the City of London on Wednesday 6 May 2015. The objective will be to photograph both interiors, fittings and the exterior of the buildings.



St Mary Abchurch, Abchurch Yard, EC4N 7BA am & pm

St Stephen Walbrook, 39 Walbrook, EC4N 8BN am & pm

St Magnus the Martyr, Lower Thames Street, EC3R 6DN pm from 1330



1030 Meet in St Mary Abchurch

1530 Attendees depart (estimate)



The churches are Grade I or II Listed and care should be exercised in moving around the fixtures so as to avoid any damage.

Tripods may be used but MUST have rubber tipped legs.

There will be a service in St Magnus the Martyr between approximately 1200 and 1330. Group members are invited to attend but photography and any associated activities must not be carried out during this period.

Services may also be held in St Mary Abchurch and St Stephen Walbrook and details will be available on the day.

Any photographs taken are to be for private use only.



The event organiser, Garry Bisshopp, may be contacted during the day of the event on 07541 111799  

Church 'Watchers' from the Friends of the City Churches will be in attendance in the churches as follows:

St Mary Abchurch 1100 to 1500

St Stephen Walbrook 1100 to 1500

St Magnus the Martyr 1300 to 1600



The nearest Mainline station to St Mary Abchurch is Cannon Street (South Eastern Lines)

The nearest Underground stations are:

Cannon Street (District and Circle lines)

Bank (Central, Northern Bank Branch and Waterloo and City lines)

There are NO car parking facilities at any of the churches.



Normal access to these churches is via a stepped entrance.


There will not be any costs to the A&H group or the RPS for this event.


In line with other church visits there will not be any charges to participants. However, we expect participants to donate to the relevant church 'boxes'.

Photographic Record

It is requested that participants donate prints for the churches and digital images for the A&H web site. Prints should be sent to Garry Bisshopp and digital images to Chelin Miller



There will be a maximum of 15 places for this event. Places should be booked direct with the organiser; e-mail, phone 01323 891146.


Feature photo: St Mary Abchurch, one of three City of London churches to be visited by the A & H Group on 6th May (c) Keith Evans FRPS 

Garry Bisshopp
Email the event organiser
01323 891146

Region: LondonGroup(s): Archaeology and Heritage